Maintenance Technician- Night Shift

Amcor Rigid Plastics Usa, Inc. Shelbyville , KY 40065

Posted 3 months ago


In August of 2018 it was announced that Amcor Flexibles and Bemis Company would combine to become the global leader in consumer packaging. This combination allows for a comprehensive global footprint with greater scale in all regions of the world. With a combined company history of more than 300 years, we continue to work collaboratively with our customers to make Amcor the clear choice for inspired packaging solutions. We appreciate your patience while we work to integrate our application and hiring process.

Job Overview:
The Maintenance Technician troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains plant production machinery, support equipment, building, and other systems throughout the site to maintain optimum operating conditions and plant productivity. The Maintenance Technician also assists with related upgrades, improvements, and assigned projects as required.

Job Dimensions:

  • Support Maintenance Team members

  • No direct reports

Principal Accountabilities:

Receives and performs job assignments through work orders, sketches, PM schedules, blueprints or verbal instructions. Follows applicable codes and regulations on work performed. Responds to emergency requests for repairs/replacements. Troubleshoot repairs and maintains a variety of production machinery and equipment including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and parts. Installs, modifies and relocates machinery and equipment and performs fabrication, welding, mechanical, electrical, electronics, plumbing, carpentry, or other maintenance skills. Repairs and modifies buildings and plant systems as required. Reads and interprets manuals, schematics, blueprints, drawings, and other written installation and repair instructions. Performs routine inspections and preventative maintenance of assigned plant equipment, machinery and systems including gauges, filters, fluid levels, system readings, cooling tower, gas burners, air compressors, chillers, etc. Requisitions and secures materials, tools, and supplies needed for assignments. Uses a variety of measuring and testing equipment to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment and systems. Uses a wide range of shop, hand, and power tools common to the various trades applied. Maintains specified records, logs and system readings. Troubleshooting and repair of components such as rolls, shafts, bearings, drive belts, drive chains and gear boxes utilizing basic mechanic's hand and power tools Troubleshooting and repair of pumps, valves and piping systems to include pipe threading Troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic cylinders and controls Troubleshooting and repair of pneumatic cylinders and controls Perform a routine setup and operate a drill press, lathe, mill and grinding machine Perform basic layout, steel fabrication and welding of carbon steel Possess a knowledge of mechanical blueprint reading Understanding of basic water treatment principles Document work completed on MP2 work orders Follow prescribed environmental, safety and health rules Complies with sanitation guidelines and good manufacturing practices related to neatness, product cleanliness and personal hygiene. Other tasks as assigned.

Major challenges & complexities:

  • Coordinating with internal and external sources to improve operations at AF-Shelbyville

  • Supporting a newly integrated facility going through massive changes




  • AFS- Maintenance Team

  • AFA Management Team

  • Site Co-workers

  • Other Amcor Facilities

  • Vendors


Knowledge & Experience:

  • High level of experience and proficiency in the function, mechanics, and operation of all Maintenance equipment

  • Understands, adheres to and reinforces OHSE policies and directives

  • Combination of technical training equivalent to that generally obtained in a two-year college or apprenticeship program.

  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing work experience and/or 1 year as Maintenance Technician ll, & training in:

  • Process Control & Instrumentation (temperature, flow, pressure, level, etc.)

  • Power Distribution (480 Vac & below)

  • Machine Control

Education & Certifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Good computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office

  • Can perform all required PM checklists (Primary, Slitting, Pouching)

  • Can perform all required ISO Calibration for plant production equipment.

  • Knowledge of general maintenance techniques, processes, and procedures for the repair, installation, and modification of a variety of company equipment, systems and facilities.

  • Skilled in the use of basic hand, shop and power tools and wide range of test and measuring equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maintenance manuals, schematics and drawings.

  • Ability to conduct various tests to systems and must know and apply appropriate regulations and standards.

  • Forklift Certification or ability to obtain same.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and make decisions on the most appropriate approach to solving problems.

  • Effective creative thinking and trouble shooting skills.

  • Good critical judgement and initiative.

  • Ability to cooperate well with others to follow safety procedures and prevent injuries.

  • Experience in the printing and converting industries.

  • Must be able to flex hours in order to support multi-shift operation

  • Organizational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills

  • Must prioritize safety, above all else

Why work at Amcor?

  • We value safety, integrity, collaboration, accountability and results and out performance

  • Amcor is a growing company which means career opportunities both locally and internationally

  • The environment is better off because of our leadership and products

  • We offer world class benefits including annual bonus opportunities; including various retirement savings/voluntary pension plans (vary depending on country).

  • We value diversity. With sites in over 40 countries around the world, you have the unique opportunity to work and grow with a multi-cultural team.


In August of 2018 it was announced that Amcor Flexibles and Bemis Company would combine to become the global leader in consumer packaging. This combination allows for a comprehensive global footprint with greater scale in all regions of the world. With a combined company history of more than 300 years, we continue to work collaboratively with our customers to make Amcor the clear choice for inspired packaging solutions. We appreciate your patience while we work to integrate our application and hiring process.


Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. Around 48,000 Amcor people generate US$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: ASC I LinkedIn I Facebook I Twitter I YouTube


With 35 plants in North America, Amcor Flexibles North America, together with Amcor's global business, is the market leader and world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, health and personal care, and food markets. Our award-winning approach to sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit


We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enabler the business to win. We are winning when:

  • Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team

  • Our customers grow and prosper from Amcor's quality, service, and innovation

  • Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns

  • The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the Law" Poster and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


We verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States.

Pay Transparency Policy

Amcor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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Maintenance Technician- Night Shift

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